Shame, the scourge of supervision

Valérie Perret


  • How do we construct shame?
  • How does it impact in supervision?
  • How can the supervisor deal with it?

My motivation in writing this article is born from my personal experience with shame. It inhibited my thinking, my spontaneity, my creativity, and therefore limited my personal and professional development. Freeing myself allowed me to recover liberty, energy and legitimacy. I gained in professional competence and assertiveness within my practice as supervisor.

My purpose in writing this article is that we, as supervisors, reflect together on how we look at the process of shame in our supervision sessions. 

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Perret, V. (2017). Shame, the scourge of supervision. International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research & Practice, 8(2), 41-48.

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International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research & Practice        ISSN 2218-3159